Catherine Evans | Piotr Pietrus @ tête

mammalia

Mammalia

Vernissage: Donnerstag 26. Januar 2017, 19 Uhr

An exhibition of new photography and installation by Catherine Evans and Piotr Pietrus

Tête presents Mammalia, the first collaborative exhibition by Berlin-based artists Catherine Evans and Piotr Pietrus. Working across sculpture and photography, the artists mine the mythological origin of the Milky Way to uncover stellar traces in smaller, earth-bound cosmos.

In this exhibition the artists will create a large-scale wall installation where roughly cut quartz crystal collected from the mines in Lower Silesia, Poland, are mounted on a dusty pink carpet. This unexpected juxtaposition of geological matter and domestic material merges with the photographic, creating a new constellation within the gallery.

Mammalia presents an attempt to frame the relations of subjects that are embedded within different timescales; whether be it bath water circling or the geological timescales of rocks. These quiet gestures, once amplified, become about the act of searching for meaning, about the human desire to map and render the invisible, visible.

tête
Schönhauser Allee 161a
10435 Berlin

26. – 30. 01. 2017 | 14 – 18 Uhr and by appointment [here… ]

http://tete.nu/http://www.catherineevans.com.au/ | http://piotrpietrus.com/

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